Roar v Reds: By the numbers

Our boys are set to return to action against Adelaide United for their first fixture since the postponement of the Hyundai A-League 2019/2020 season at CBUS Super Stadium on Sunday night.

The Roar will be hoping to consolidate their top four spot and extend their unbeaten run before the Hyundai A-League hiatus under new Head Coach Warren Moon, while the visitors remain in the hunt for the top six with a handful of games left to their regular fixture.

We’ve crunched up the numbers & look at some key areas ahead of Sunday’s clash in Robina.

Head-to-head 
Overall - Roar wins: 18, draws 9, Reds wins 20
At home - Roar wins: 7, draws 5, Reds wins 10 

Tight contest
Only one of the last 25 Hyundai A-League games between Brisbane Roar FC and Adelaide United has ended in a draw, with each team picking up 12 wins in that stretch.

Both teams played at home in this season’s fixture with the Roar secured a come-from-behind win back in February at Suncorp and the Reds snatched a 1-0 win at Coopers in Round 5. 

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Front-runner in this calendar year 
Brisbane Roar FC boasts a 67%-win rate from their 12 Hyundai A-League games so far in 2020, their highest ever win rate in a single calendar year.

The Roar has earned 26 points in 2020, the highest points won in this calendar year.  Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix are equal second highest points earned with 21 points.

Solid backline
The Roar has proven to be tough to beat as they conceded only three goals in the 61st minute or later this Hyundai A-League campaign, fewer than any other team in the competition.Our backline will face plenty of pressure on Sunday as Adelaide have made 18.5 shots per game when playing away from home this A-League campaign, more than any other team in the competition.

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Passing Maestros
BRFC have completed 11653 passes this season with the duo Macaulay Gillesphey (264) and Jay O’Shea (235) have made more passes into the final third this season than any other players in the competition.

Both players are also in the top 10 for passing in the opposition half with O’Shea completed 951 passes, highest than any other player in the competition.

MATCH DETAILS

Hyundai A-League 2019/2020: Brisbane Roar v Adelaide United 
CBUS Super Stadium, Robina
Sunday, 19 July (7.30PM KO QLD time)

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